Phone Booth Art in São Paulo, Brazil

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 05, 2013
A telephone company in São Paulo, Brazil comissioned 100 artists to piant 100 public telephones. We didn't realize people still used public telephones, but either way it's a great idea!

The Always Impressive João Ruas (aka FERAL KID)

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
We have featured the very talented João Ruas (aka Feral Kid) before on the site. The São Paulo-based visual artist has continued to impress with his dark and mysterious work and has several new sketchbook and standalone pieces.

Olek's Crocheted Gator in Sao Paulo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
There is a lack of large animal themed playgrounds; actually there is a lack of creative playgrounds in general, the options are endless really. Why not a massive gator-themed space for kids and adults? In San Paulo, there is a playground shaped as an alligator and for the 2012 SESC Arts show they invited Brooklyn-based artist, Olek, to cover the trademark crochet creations.


Juxtapoz // Friday, July 06, 2012
Sao Paulo, Brazil-based fine artist, and cover of our 2009 Brazil issue, Herbert Baglione, will be opening a museum exhibition at the Bogota Museum of Contemporary Art in Colombia tomorrow, July 7. The exhibition, Obituary, will feature a series of paintings and installations, as well as Baglione recreating the drawings he did as a 3-year old of illustrating simple interventions over family photographs.

Joao Ruas' New Erotica

Juxtapoz // Sunday, June 03, 2012
A gorgeous collection of some of João Ruas' more sensual, seductive works, Ruas paints a haunting world inhabited by enigmatic figures and regal beasts awash in a maelstrom of mysterious energies. His explorations of the darker realms of the spirit evoke states of emotional turmoil, spiritual hunger and troubled passion. Weaving together history, mythology and cryptic symbolism in a misty dreamscape...

The Work of Sao Paulos' Zansky

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Zansky is an illustrator and graphic designer in São Paulo, Brasil. He prefers the traditional graphic arts, using printing processes such as offset, silkscreen, letterpress, engraving, and digital printing to create his final works. He has illustrated for magazines such as FFW Mag, Epoca Negocios and Motomag in Brazil and has a varietal portfolio of brightly abstract and lively illustration work that is balancing on the edges of both folk and surreal.

Paintings and Drawings by Dea Lellis

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 24, 2012
Dea Lellis is an illustrator and drawer from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Her paintings and illustrations combine simple flat backgrounds with quirky symbolism that is mysterious and enticing. Her are a few of her works.

Street Illusions in Sao Paulo by BOA MISTURA

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 11, 2012
We love a good surprise in our morning Inbox, and this urban text project from Madrid's BOA MISTURA done in Sao Paulo was a nice treat. The collective took the winding streets Vila Brâsilandia and transformed them into colorful transformations of place and space, adding a bit of an optical illusion in text along the way.

Preview: João Ruas "Yore" @ Thinkspace Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 02, 2011
João Ruas has been on our radar for quite some time, and we have been looking forward to what the São Paulo artist would create for his solo show, Yore, at Thinkspace Gallery. Continuing on the theme of making art that appears unearthed in an abandoned home, these initial previews of Yore looks to be his best yet.

Impulso: The Photography of Sao Paulo's Fabio Stachi

Erotica // Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Sao Paulo-based photographer Fabio Stachi has been on our radar after he and Herbert Baglione art-directed a photo shoot for Juxtapoz that we featured on the site (and in the Decemeber 2011 magazine). Today we feature Stachi's Impulso series, where he creates beautiful scenes using only his cell phone and digital manipulation.
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